James David Quick, age 65, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, after a brief illness, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020. Private services will be held at a later date.
James, son of the late Eddie Yeoman and Audrey Mae Davis Yeoman, and later adopted by the late Charlie C. Quick, was born December 7, 1954 in Dothan, Alabama.
At a young age, he served his country in the U.S. Navy. After leaving the military, he was a glass installer for numerous years, and later he drove a bread truck. James was Baptist by faith.
He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide football fan, and enjoyed fishing and golfing. James also enjoyed grilling, spending time with his family, and watching sports. He looked forward to spending time with his dogs Kasper and Katie.
The family remembers him as a simple man, always supportive of family and friends, and wanted to help anyone who needed it.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Quick and sister, Sarah Browning. He is survived by one daughter, Sonja Quick of Dothan, Alabama and one son, David Quick, also of Dothan; three sisters, Pat Odo, Cathy Kolonusz, and Charlene Moreno; three brothers, John “Ronnie” Quick, Clarence Quick, and Tommy Quick; mother of his children, Priscilla Givens; former wife, Christine Fischer; several nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Many relatives and friends commonly referred to him as “Big Daddy,” Rebel,” and “Papa James.”